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Monday Morning JetLawg

On April 4, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Major Internet players and civil liberties groups form Digital Due Process coalition to update privacy laws.

As sign of what’s to come, U.S. Copyright Group launches attack on movie downloaders.

Former legislator and filmmaker sues HBO and Cinemax for giving false credit to soft-core porno.

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Downside to iPad Launch–Apple Trademark Dispute

On February 16, 2010 By Kat Kubis

Apple has been busy over the past couple of weeks. Along with its best-ever earnings, Apple also launched the highly anticipated touchscreen tablet known as the iPad. However, along with these exciting developments come contemporaneous trademark issues. In fact, Apple will likely face a legal battle with Fujitsu, a Japanese technology company that claims to [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On February 15, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Google staying in China after all. Meanwhile, Google Buzz oversight raises significant privacy concerns.

Consequences of school filters.

Iran takes steps towards government email for all.

Bruce leaves lawsuit against small store owners.

The dangers of singing [...]

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NFL Versus . . . Who Dat?

On February 9, 2010 By JETLaw

Some T-shirt vendors were asking this question after they received cease-and-desist letters from the National Football League compelling them to stop selling shirts that included the traditional cheer of New Orleans Saints fans.

The NFL had asserted rights to “who dat” earlier last week through the Florida Department of State, [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On February 1, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Trademark disputes have already hit the Apple iPad.

New implants use human energy to power electronic devices.

eBook pricing dispute hits Amazon: how much is too much for a bestseller?

California “green rush” faces setback with new L.A. ordinance.

Television host [...]

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Internet search engines such as Google and Yahoo! earn a majority of their profit from selling advertisements to appear next to search results. Google’s coveted advertising space, however, causes nightmares for trademark holders when their trademarks are auctioned by Google to competitors as keywords to trigger the competitors’ advertisements when the trademark is used as [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On December 14, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

First U.S. inmate executed through new intravenous method.

Too much sex in television ads recently?

Critics slam Saturday Night Live for being insensitive toward domestic violence after Tiger Woods skit.

Actress looks for lifesaver after $1.7 million tax lien.

Fearful [...]

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After a legal battle stretching over the past four years, a federal judge has ruled that well-known sports artist Daniel Moore did not commit trademark infringement by painting notable scenes at University of Alabama football games. Moore authored his first painting paying homage to Alabama football almost 30 years ago; it [...]

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In 1992, Michael Jackson founded the first Heal the World Foundation (“Jackson’s Foundation”) named after Jackson’s hit song “Heal the World.” Jackson’s foundation provided medicine to children and fought world hunger, homelessness, child exploitation and abuse. Jackson’s efforts to raise awareness and money for Jackson’s Foundation are numerous and highly publicized. Further, Jackson’s [...]

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When Moses lost the extra five commandments, I am certain one of them stated Thou Shalt Not Mess with Oprah. It’s too bad, because forty companies are about to wish they had heeded that advice.

On April 19, Oprah Winfrey, through her corporate entity, Harpo, Inc., filed trademark infringement suits against [...]

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